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King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis (1970)

Follows Martin Luther King's life and decades long civil rights activism.

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(Speech Research), (conceived by) (as Ely Landau)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Follows Martin Luther King's life and decades long civil rights activism.

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Dann war mein Leben nicht umsonst - Martin Luther King  »

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This film was originally shown at theatres as a "one-time-only" event on 24 March 1970, and ran 3 hours and 5 minutes. The proceeds from the $5 admission price was donated to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Special Fund. It was later shown on US television, unedited and with limited interruption. See more »

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A different version...
29 September 2000 | by (LA) – See all my reviews

The version of this documentary I saw did not contain any of the celebrity "bridges" that Maltin mentioned in his review. The version I saw, ran only 103 minutes (as to the 185 of Maltin's version) and contained only archival footage of Dr. King's career from 1955 to 1968. This version is a pure video diary of King's speeches and marches. It contains amazingly powerful footage of the nonviolent protests and the final moments of King's life.


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